Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/23223
Title: Connecting Australian farmers: Gateways, Gatekeepers and a Forgotten Solution
Contributor(s): Lamb, David  (author)
Publication Date: 2018
Open Access: Yes
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/23223
Open Access Link: http://www.farminstitute.org.au/publications/journal/farm-policy-journal-autumn-2018Open Access Link
Abstract: External data connectivity is a significant choke-point for Australian producers seeking to adopt or deploy many teclmology-based innovations on fanns. In many cases it remains a constraint on their ability to operate even with what they have. This paper discusses some of the challenges faced by producers in getting (then staying) connected, as well as those faced by emerging 'second-tier' providers of network connectivity solutions to producers. The paper also revisits a seemingly-forgotten telecommunications option - Ngara - in light of a sector-wide challenge that simply won't go away.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Farm Policy Journal, 15(1), p. 51-59
Publisher: Australian Farm Institute Ltd
Place of Publication: Australia
ISSN: 1449-2210
1449-8812
Field of Research (FOR): 100510 Wireless Communications
100504 Data Communications
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 890103 Mobile Data Networks and Services
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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